With the approval of the county's operating budget last week, residents can breath a sigh of relief that there will be no tax increase in 2010.
It's not the biggest he's ever grown, but the 2.75- pound tomato Kenneth Allison plucked from his garden on New Hope Road is one of the biggest local Extension Agent Clark Beusse has seen this season.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners placed a moratorium on sign permits last week following a decision to settle a lawsuit with a marketing company wanting to set up billboards on Ga. 400.
Margie Weaver was not looking forward to the July 16 Dawson County commission meeting.
Even as a child, Larry Pirkle wrote about the "old times" and the life lessons he learned from his mother and her parents growing up near the Etowah River.
Walter and Janice Lee always knew their oldest daughter would do great things.
A Superior Court judge on Tuesday determined an accountant did not break the law when he transferred over $60,000 from a client's escrow account to pay other expenses.
Dawson County is weighing whether to settle a lawsuit with a marketing company that wants to set up billboards along a main traffic corridor.
A Forsyth County teenager has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a February wreck that claimed the life of her boyfriend and injured four other people in southwestern Dawson County.
When Bob Shelton opened Dragon's Den tattoo studio at War Hill almost two decades ago, he was one of only a few tattoo artists in north Georgia.
It was a few weeks early for corn, okra and tomatoes, but beans, potatoes and squash were ripe for the picking as the Dawson County Farmers Market opened July 1.
Angry parents tossed from youth league games don't have much to worry about at Dawson County parks.
The former Dawson County Sheriff's detention officer who was arrested in February on child molestation and statutory rape charges is now accused of sexual assault against a female inmate in custody, according to a grand jury indictment filed on June 16.
Dawson County officials plan to appoint a new county surveyor rather than holding a costly special election in November.
From live music and children's activities to food and fireworks, Rock Creek Park is the place to be Friday night for one of the most festive Independence Day celebrations in North Georgia.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Dawson County from 7 p.m. tonight through 10 a.m. Friday.
Representatives with several local churches have taken the initial steps in establishing a faith-based organization intended to help homeless families get back on their feet.
A 17-year-old Dawson County High School student remained in jail on Tuesday, a week after his arrest on kidnapping, rape and aggravated child molestation charges.
Several candidates this week filed papers to qualify for a local election run.
A north Georgia competitive clogging team was recently named the Overall National Grand Champion at the Clogging Champions of America National finale.
Informational meetings are planned to introduce the idea of a new service club forming locally.
A bill designed to protect citizens from having nude photographs or material distributed to the Internet without their consent was approved in the Georgia House of Representatives.
A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee man of trafficking methamphetamine in Dawson County.
A veteran lawman has announced his intentions to run for the Dawson County District 1 Commission seat.
Rising lake levels have played a role in the area's economic upturn, according to a local real estate expert.
A well-known real estate agent avoided jail time by pleading guilty to three felony charges in connection with her involvement in a fraudulent sales transaction.
Carol Lynn Michaelson, 50, of Dawsonville was sentenced as a first offender to four years on probation. The sentence also carries more than $3,100 in fines and fees, as well as 50 hours of community service, according to court records.
County Commissioner Gary Pichon has much to say about improvements he'd like to see made along Ga. 400.
In addition to planting shrubs and greenery in an attempt to lure developers looking to relocate business, he'd also like to see the area named to reflect the community.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to a 15th-place finish Saturday during his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Daytona International Speedway.
The 18-year-old driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro said he was satisfied "to bring my Napa Auto Parts Chevy home clean" from the famed superspeedway.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's sixth induction class.
Five will be voted in on May 21.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's 6th induction class.